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Bernard, Sir Dallas Gerald Mercer, 1888-1975 (1st Baronet, businessman)

 Person

Biography

Sir Dallas Gerald Mercer Bernard was employed by Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd in China and Hong Kong, 1911-1928, working mainly in the Private Office, before joining Matheson & Co. Ltd. He was a Director of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1919-1928, and Chairman of Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1928-1942. Bernard was Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, 1949-1954.

Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:

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Accounts and papers re Sir Robert Jardine's property, circa 1902-circa 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/149/7
Scope and Contents Accounts and other papers regarding Sir Robert Jardine's property in the East, including letters, memoranda, maps, plans, reports and valuations. The documents are in manuscript unless otherwise indicated:1. 'Copy of Journal entries in connection with Marine Lot 102 April 1887': extracts from the Journal of Jardine, Matheson and Co., dated Hong Kong, 12 June 1902.2. Table of Sir Robert Jardine's property in Shanghai, dated Shanghai, 9 July 1897.3. Report and...
Dates: circa 1902-circa 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence and papers on Chinese railways, circa 1913-circa 1940 (mainly 1930s)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K47
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence, with related papers, regarding Chinese railways. Much of the material relates to the British & Chinese Corporation Ltd. Other subjects include the China Consortium, Chinese Central Railways Ltd, Hankow-Canton Railway, Matheson & Co. Ltd, Nanking-Hunan Railway, Shanghai-Nanking Railway, Sse-Tch'ouen Railway, and Syndicat Européen d'Entreprises.The papers begin with extracts and copies of letters regarding the Nanking-Hunan Railway, 1914,...
Dates: circa 1913-circa 1940 (mainly 1930s)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence and papers on company history, 1821-1942 (mostly 1929-1942)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L11/1
Scope and Contents Manuscript and typescript correspondence regarding research into the history of Jardine, Matheson & Co., 1929-1942. The correspondents include Evelyn Banbury, B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, Charles Beswick, J.H. Burder, J.H. Keswick, L.N. Leefe, D. Rod Mackenzie, J.J. Paterson, H.K. Peters, F.A. Pollock, G.W. Sheppard, W.T. Southorn and J. Stewart. There are also related typescript documents, including 'Notes Traditional, Gossipy & Otherwise on Some Mathesons'; an account of the early...
Dates: 1821-1942 (mostly 1929-1942)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence of David Landale, 1930-1935

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/5/4
Scope and Contents Correspondence (including some telegrams) between David Landale, Dalswinton, Dumfries, and elsewhere, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London (mainly D.G.M. Bernard), regarding miscellaneous business matters. The correspondence is comprised of original letters from Landale and copies of letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd. There is also some other correspondence of David Landale and related papers. The ring-binders are labelled 'David Landale (Correspondence between D.G.M. Bernard & David...
Dates: 1930-1935
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence of D.G.M. Bernard, 1928-1934

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/5/1
Scope and Contents

Private correspondence between D.G.M. Bernard and miscellaneous correspondents, arranged into alphabetical sections by correspondent. The correspondence is comprised of original letters to Bernard and copies of letters from him. There are also some related letters and papers.

Dates: 1928-1934
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence of D.G.M. Bernard, 9 July 1938-2 Jan. 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/5/12
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous business correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd and D.G.M. Bernard during the latter's secondment to the Bank of England. There are copies of letters from B.D.F. Beith, J.F. Owen and J.J. Paterson of Matheson & Co. Ltd to Bernard, and copies and originals of letters from Bernard to Matheson & Co. Ltd, with some related letters and papers. The subjects covered include Chambers Wharf; East Africa; Ch. Goldrei, Foucard & Son; Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd;...
Dates: 9 July 1938-2 Jan. 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence on a home for the archive, 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K58
Scope and Contents Manuscript and typescript correspondence, with a few memoranda, regarding the search for a future home for the archive of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd. The correspondence is primarily between members of the firm and universities in Great Britain and the United States. The correspondents include E.A. Benians, D.G.M. Bernard, Dean Chase, Arthur H. Cole, John King Fairbank, Mortimer Graves, Rupert Hart-Davis, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, David Owen, T.R. Schellenberg, Charles Seymour, Charles...
Dates: 1935
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence on City Hall, Hong Kong, circa 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K57
Scope and Contents A small set of letters and other documents regarding City Hall, Hong Kong: three items of correspondence between D.G.M. Bernard, London, and G.L. Allardyce, Edinburgh, 20-26 July 1932, regarding settling the claim on City Hall arising from the estate of the late Sir R.W.B. Jardine; a manuscript regarding the lease on the City Hall site, undated, including a loose plan, labelled Section 7, depicting the hall's position; and a copy of a letter from C.W. Murray, Hong Kong, to 'Jardine', 10...
Dates: circa 1932
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence on F.P. Lachlan, May 1937-Aug. 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K59
Scope and Contents

Typescript originals and copies of correspondence regarding F.P. Lachlan's terms of employment at Matheson & Co., London, following his return to Great Britain after leaving the employ of Jardine, Matheson & Co., Shanghai. The correspondents are D.G.M. Bernard, London; J.H. Keswick, Shanghai; W.J. Keswick, Shanghai; F.P. Lachlan, London and Shanghai; and J.J. Paterson, Hong Kong. The envelope is labelled 'Mr. F. P. Lachlan's terms of appointment. 31 August, 1937'.

Dates: May 1937-Aug. 1938
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence on Provident Funds, 1912-1934

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K46
Scope and Contents Typescript correspondence and related papers regarding the Provident Funds and Schemes of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd; the China Sugar Refining Co. Ltd; and the Rio Tinto Company Ltd. Much of the material is concerned with Jardine, Matheson & Co.'s fund and a proposed hypothecation of securities held by the firm for the purpose of securing its fund. The correspondents include Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd; B.D.F. Beith; D.G.M. Bernard; W. Brackenridge; Canton Insurance Office Ltd;...
Dates: 1912-1934
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence re Beith, Stevenson & Co. Ltd, 1909-1923

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K44
Scope and Contents

A folder containing copies of correspondence of Jardine, Matheson & Co. (principally D.G.M. Bernard, David Landale and A. Brooke Smith) regarding Beith, Stevenson & Co.'s buying commission, 1921-1923. There are also a few miscellaneous items of correspondence of Beith, Stevenson & Co. Ltd, Jardine, Matheson & Co. and Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1909-1920, and one empty envelope addressed to Messrs Beith, Stevenson & Co., 14, Bridge Street, Manchester.

Dates: 1909-1923
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence re Bernard Marriage Trusts, 28 Apr. 1931-4 Jan. 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/2/4/9
Scope and Contents Originals and copies of correspondence between the Alliance Assurance Co. Ltd, London; D.G.M. Bernard, Bank of England, Englefield Green, Surrey, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London; Mrs E. Bernard (c/o D.G.M. Bernard); Robert Escombe, Campbell & Co., London; James Fraser & Sons, London; Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong; McJerrow & Stevenson, Lockerbie; Matheson & Co. Ltd, London; Royal Bank of Scotland, London; Vizard, Oldham, Crowder & Cash, London; and others, and related...
Dates: 28 Apr. 1931-4 Jan. 1955
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence re D.G.M. Bernard Children's Trust, 3 Dec. 1931-20 Aug. 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/2/4/7
Scope and Contents Correspondence (including extracts of letters) between the Alliance Assurance Co. Ltd, Forest Row and London; D.G.M. Bernard, Bank of England and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London; Freshfields, Leese & Munns, London; Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong; Matheson & Co. Ltd, London; and others, and related papers, regarding the Trust established for the benefit of D.G.M. Bernard's children by his marriage to Betty (née Addis): Elizabeth Piercy Bernard, Dallas Bernard and Margaret Anne Bernard....
Dates: 3 Dec. 1931-20 Aug. 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence re D.G.M. Bernard Marriage Settlement, 29 Mar. 1933-22 Mar. 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/2/4/8
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between the Alliance Assurance Co. Ltd, Hong Kong, Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd, London, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and related papers, regarding the marriage settlement of D.G.M. Bernard and Betty Addis (married, 16 November 1922). The main correspondent is D.G.M. Bernard of Matheson & Co. Ltd. The folder is labelled 'D.G.M. Bernard Marriage Settlement'.

Dates: 29 Mar. 1933-22 Mar. 1946
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Green correspondence files, 1932-1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J8
Scope and Contents

Selected semi-official, private and confidential, and other letters of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd regarding particular subjects, with related papers. The principal correspondents are B.D.F. Beith; D.G.M. Bernard; Butterfield & Swire; W.C. Cassels; A.L. Davidson; W.S. Dupree; V.M. Grayburn; J.H. Keswick; W.J. Keswick; D.F. Landale; Lowe, Bingham & Matthews; E.R. Morriss; D.L. Newbigging; J.F. Owen; J.J. Paterson; F.A. Pollock and J.C. Taylor.

Dates: 1932-1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Historical notes, 1935-1939

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L11/5
Scope and Contents Manuscript and typescript historical material collected by B.D.F. Beith from members of Jardine, Matheson & Co. regarding the firm's companies and departments. The papers are divided into sections numbered 5-7:5. (a) China Sugar Refinery; (b) Import Department (changes over 50 years); (c) Shipping and Russian Government Bonds; (d) F.H. Bugbird's reminiscences of Japan; (e) A.E. Cooper's account of the strawbraid business in Japan; (f) Letter from the Inspectorate General of...
Dates: 1935-1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Indo-China letters, 1916-1919

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J3
Scope and Contents

Semi-official correspondence between Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, regarding the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, with related papers. The principal correspondents are C.E. Anton, D.G.M. Bernard, John Johnstone, Henry Keswick, David Landale and C.H. Ross.

Dates: 1916-1919
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Letters from B.D.F. Beith, 23 June 1942-9 Jan. 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/5/21
Scope and Contents Copies of letters from B.D.F. Beith, Matheson & Co. Ltd, to Directors employed elsewhere during the war period. The correspondents are D.G.M. Bernard, Bank of England; J.H. Keswick, London and elsewhere; W.J. Keswick, London; and D.F. Landale, London (including the Ministry of War Transport). There are also some related letters and papers. The subjects covered include the China Association, Chungking, East Africa, Ewo Cotton Mills, Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd and tea. The...
Dates: 23 June 1942-9 Jan. 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Letters from George Mackintosh & Co., 1832-1932 (1832 and 1932)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K2
Scope and Contents A sheet containing two manuscript letters from George Mackintosh & Co., Glasgow, to (respectively) Jardine, Matheson & Co. and Magniac & Co., Canton, 10 August 1832. The first letter acknowledges receipt of a circular from Magniac & Co. of 15 February announcing the formation of Jardine, Matheson & Co., proposes further shipments of cudbear, and urges the sale of any cudbear the company has in hand. The second letter acknowledges the receipt of a remittance for £200 from...
Dates: 1832-1932 (1832 and 1932)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Letters to B.D.F. Beith, 15 Apr. 1942-20 Jan. 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/5/20
Scope and Contents Originals and copies of letters to B.D.F. Beith, Matheson & Co. Ltd, from Directors employed elsewhere during the war period. The correspondents are D.G.M. Bernard, Bank of England, J.H. Keswick, Chungking, London, New Delhi and elsewhere, W.J. Keswick, London and elsewhere, and D.F. Landale, Dumfries and London (including the Ministry of War Transport). There are also some letters from Beith to these correspondents and related letters and papers.The subjects covered include...
Dates: 15 Apr. 1942-20 Jan. 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Letters to Jardine, Matheson & Co., 1837-1925

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K7
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous typescript and manuscript letters to Jardine, Matheson & Co. and its members regarding legal and other matters, with some copies of letters from members of the company and a few related papers.1. A letter from William James Thompson, London, to Jardine, Matheson & Co., 23 November 1837, enclosing a circular concerning alterations in the procedure of tea sales.2. A letter from H.J. Tarrant, solicitor, Hong Kong, to Jardine, Matheson & Co., Hong...
Dates: 1837-1925
Conditions Governing Access: Item 1 is too fragile to produce.
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Memoranda from B.D.F. Beith, 1938-1942

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/5/11
Scope and Contents Private memoranda from B.D.F. Beith to D.G.M. Bernard regarding miscellaneous business matters, 10 October 1940-30 March 1942. The subjects covered include allowances to dependents; annual accounts; Arusha Plantations; Chambers Wharf; China Association; Defence (Finance) Regulations; W.S. Dupree; Estate of C.H. Ross; finance; Ch. Goldrei, Foucard & Son; Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd; insurance companies' investments; Sir John Jardine; Jardine, Matheson & Co. (East Africa) Ltd;...
Dates: 1938-1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1830-1939

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K60
Scope and Contents Originals, copies and extracts of letters, notices and other correspondence of Jardine, Matheson & Co. and other correspondents, with a few related papers:1. A manuscript translation of a notification from the Hong merchants to Jardine, Matheson & Co., Dent & Co. and others, 18 March 1830, 'concerning debts that may hereafter be contracted'.2. A typescript notice addressed to Magniac & Co., dated Glasgow, 22 December 1831, announcing the death that morning...
Dates: 1830-1939
Conditions Governing Access: Nos 1 and 8 have been removed due to their bad condition, and are not available to readers.
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Papers on company history, circa 1938-circa 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L11/13
Scope and Contents Typescript and manuscript correspondence and papers compiled during the course of research into the history of Jardine, Matheson & Co. The subjects of the letters include the Peking Office, the Import Department, and the Tsingtao and Tientsin Agencies. The correspondents include D.G.M. Bernard, W.J. Keswick, David Landale, D. Rod Mackenzie, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock and C.H. Ross. The remaining papers include two copies of a memoranda by F.M.P. de Graça on the China Sugar Refinery; two...
Dates: circa 1938-circa 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Private and confidential and other correspondence between Hong Kong, London and Shanghai, 1929-1946 (correspondence of 1929-1941)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/4
Scope and Contents

Private and confidential, private, personal and other letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and exchanged between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, J. Fleming, W.J. Keswick and J.J. Paterson.

Dates: 1929-1946 (correspondence of 1929-1941)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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